There are 11 ways to get from Bologna to Paris by plane, train, bus, night train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Bologna to Paris CDG  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Paris CDG (CDG) BLQ - CDG

$68 - $285

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre to Milano Lampugnano
  2. Take the night bus from Milan to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$41 - $65

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Train to Florence, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Paris CDG (CDG) FLR - CDG

$94 - $378

Train to Venice, fly to Paris Orly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Paris Orly (ORY) VCE - ORY

$79 - $298

Train to Florence, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Paris Orly (ORY) FLR - ORY

$93 - $327

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Paris Orly (ORY) LIN - ORY

$92 - $298

Train, train to Pisa, fly to Paris Orly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  3. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Paris Orly (ORY) PSA - ORY

$93 - $328

Train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$180 - $223

Bus  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Paris, Paris N521

$60 - $180

Train, night train  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova Fa / ...
  2. Take the night train from Verona to Gare de Lyon Thello

$149 - $197

Drive  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Paris 688.6 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Paris is to bus and night bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 17 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Paris is to fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Paris, Paris. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Paris. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon via Milano Centrale and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 13 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Paris is 839 km. The road distance is 1101.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Paris without a car is to train which takes 9 h 13 min and costs 150€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Bologna to Paris, including transfers.

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Bologna to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bologna, Bologna station.

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Bologna to Paris train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Paris is to fly which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 55€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 200€ and takes 9 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 150€ and takes 14 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Paris.
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  • Distance: 524.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Paris, France?

Air France, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Bologna to Paris hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Paris via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 9 h 13 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Venice to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Milan Linate to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Pisa to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Milan Linate to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Venice to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Verona to Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
16 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Milan to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus

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